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Integrating Sustainability into Financial Reporting
MGMT X 423.423
Students leave the classroom with a framework for reporting and measuring sustainability activity. The course is ideal for executives and financial professionals who must evaluate sustainability practices.
Understand key topics in global sustainability financial reporting, including green accounting and sustainability economics
Learn about primary and secondary sustainability metrics and indexes
Apply Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) modeling and monitoring procedures
About this course:
Company financial statements are going green. Understanding and reporting on the impact of sustainability activities in financial reports is becoming increasingly necessary, both for ensuring compliance with financial reporting standards and to provide stakeholders with material information highlighting sustainability impacts, risks, and opportunities. This course is ideal for accounting and financial professionals, investors, business owners, and executives who must evaluate sustainability performance of a company, organization, or other entity. Instruction encompasses key topics in global sustainability financial reporting, including green accounting and sustainability economics; auditing and reporting; primary and secondary sustainability metrics and indexes; and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) modeling and monitoring procedures. Students leave the classroom with a framework for reporting and measuring sustainability activity that can be used to benchmark organizational performance and help build future initiatives.